How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Mcallen


Embassy of Vietnam in Mcallen

There is NO embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Mcallen, United States. Travellers from Mcallen can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Houston for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Houston (475.8 km)
Address 5251 Westheimer Road, Suite 1100, Houston, Texas 77056 United States
Phone +1 713 850 1233 and +1 713 877 1326
Distance 475.8km (295.7mi)
Travel Time
  • Fly McAllen to Houston total time 2h 22m
  • Night bus to Harlingen, fly to Houston Hobby Apt total time 4h 8m
  • Night bus to Harlingen, fly to Houston total time 4h 26m
  • Bus Greyhound USA, train total time 10h 2m
  • Bus Greyhound Mexico, train total time 11h 42m
  • Drive total time 7h 26m
Current time in Mcallen Saturday Mar 25, 2023 03:12 AM

How to get from Mcallen to the embassy in Houston

How to apply

American nationals and foreign visitors living in Mcallen, United States can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Houston or applying online for an approval letter to pick up the visa on arrival.

Apply at the embassy

To apply for a visa at the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Mcallen, the following documents are REQUIRED:

  • Valid passport for at least 06 months prior to your planned entry date (Travel documents or temporary passports may not be accepted)
  • Application form (Click here to download)
  • 02 recently taken passport sized photos (4*6cm)
  • Visa application fees

Apply for visa on arrival

Visa on arrival is an alternative way to obtain a visa for Vietnam for those who fly from Mcallen to Vietnam (Average flight time between Mcallen and Vietnam is about 23 hours, 36 minutes). The process involves 4 simple steps:

  1. Submit an online form for the approval letter.
  2. Receive the approval letter by Email in 2 working days.
  3. Prepare photos, entry/exit form, stamping fee and the approval letter
  4. Arrive at Vietnam airport, present all documents above to get the visa stamped on passport.